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Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

New Recycled Skateboard Deck Sculptures by Haroshi

Tokyo-based artist Haroshi is back with an incredible new set of sculptures all made out of recycled skateboard decks. Though he's been making these unique works for over a decade now, Haroshi first caught our eye back in 2010, when he exhibited his fresh works in Tokyo. Combining his love for art …

National Geographic – 80s the Decade that Made Us – Illustration by Adhemas Batista

80s the Decade that Made Us.<p>Los Angeles-based illustrator and graphic designer Adhemas Batista was commissioned to create a key visual illustration …

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

Don't Look Down<p>From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's …

Thailand's top 10 beach hotels and places to stay on a budget: part two

You'll find Mango in the only remaining non-tourist fishing village on popular Koh Lanta. Set in a traditional wooden house on a small pier, rooms are bright with large balconies and sumptuous sea views. Beaches are on nearby islands a short boat ride away or a 15-minute bike journey. They have …

July 2012

Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and …

Cape Cod

Foods That Make You More Awesome

While the foods we reach for are often driven by what we’re craving, our degree of hunger, or what happens to be in the fridge, the truth is, what …

The Corkigami Chair

When we first stumbled across Carlos Ortega Design in 2012 at Feria Habitat Valencia, we were drawn to the creative designs and sheer quality of traditional woodworking techniques. Now more than a year later, the brand introduces the new Corkigami chair, a design that takes its name from the …

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Interview: Sass Brown of "ReFashioned"

With her latest book "ReFashioned: Cutting-Edge Clothing From Upcycled Materials," author and fashion expert Sass Brown has demonstrated two basic things. First: Sustainability is not a mere communication phenomenon, but a solid reality that is shaping creativity and manufacturing. Sustainability …

Hot Wheels Design Studio

<b>Sponsored content:</b><p>A recent voyage to El Segundo, California, brought us to the doors of the Mattel headquarters. Inside, we were given the chance to take a behind-the-scenes look at the Hot Wheels design studio, and spent some time with the head of design. We learned all about the brand's design …

Hot Wheels

The UX Book: Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience

The book suggestion this week is about UX design, the title is The UX Book: Process and Guidelines for Ensuring a Quality User Experience by Rex …

James Joyce at The Breed Show

Graphic artist James Joyce—not to be confused with the deceased Irish avant-garde writer—is well known for his bright and colorful—but always reductive—graphic and typographic artwork. He's a regular contributor to publications such as the New York Times, Wallpaper*, The Guardian and Time, and his …